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Limitrophe

[LIH-mih-trohf]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: French, late 16th century

1.

A borderland.

2.

An immediately neighboring country.

Examples of Limitrophe in a sentence

"The beginning of the neighbors' limitrophe was defined by a hedge."

"Norway is a limitrophe with Sweden."

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